Presentation on theme: "The Sixth and Seventh Commandments Confirmed in the Faith Series B Lesson 13."— Presentation transcript:
The Sixth and Seventh Commandments Confirmed in the Faith Series B Lesson 13
The Sixth Commandment Love for God’s Gift of Marriage & Family
What God Wants Us To Know 1.God made both man and woman. Sex is His good gift to be used as He desires. 2.Marriage is established by God. It is good and is to be used as God desires.
A Christian Will NOT Want To… 1.Commit sinful sexual acts and be immoral. Adultery = sexual relations with someone else besides one’s spouse Fornication = sexual relations between unmarried persons Homosexuality = sexual relations with one of the same sex 2.Speak improperly of sex and marriage (dirty jokes, unclean talk, etc.). 3.Even think improper thoughts.
A Christian WILL Want To… 1.Think, speak, and act the way God desires concerning sex and marriage (e.g., clothing, TV, movies, etc.). 2.Have no sexual relations before marriage. 3.Seek to marry a fellow believer in Jesus. 4.Be faithful in marriage until death. 5.Glorify God in the care of one’s body.
The Seventh Commandment Love for the use of God’s Gift of Possessions
What God Wants Us To Know 1.God owns all money and possessions and distributes them to us and to others. 2.We are to remember that we are stewards (caretakers/managers) of our possessions.
A Christian Will NOT Want To… 1.Take what is not his/hers (robbery, theft). 2.Get things dishonestly (fraud, cheating, gambling).
A Christian WILL Want To… 1.Thank God for what one has and use it faithfully for family, for church, and for the poor. 2.Take care of and protect what belongs to others.
A Christian Gives To the Lord 1.Gladly and willingly, out of love for Jesus. 2.Regularly (each week) and confidentially. 3.A percentage of income (suggestion of a tithe = 10% of what God gives you).